Black grew Summerfest into a massive event, with its attendance peaking at more than 1 million in , until she was dismissed by the Summerfest board. Black, who lived in Arizona during her later years with her husband, former Milwaukee Brewers manager Tom Trebelhorn, returned to visit Summerfest in after tensions from her dismissal had eased. We are all grateful for her efforts, creativity and flair, which help make Summerfest the incredible experience it is today. In the entire history of Summerfest, no one name is more associated with the annual event than Bo Black. She brought enthusiasm and glamour to her position as the head of Milwaukee World Festivals, and she was also a demanding leader who set Summerfest and the ethnic festivals on a course for ongoing success. Bo Black was truly a Milwaukee celebrity. She will be long remembered for her impact on our city. Stay up-to-date with the issues, companies and people that matter most to business in the Milwaukee metro area.
Black died on Friday morning at home in Scottsdale, Arizona , after a long decline in her health. In her later years she served as the executive director of the Summerfest music festival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for nearly 20 years. But Black is perhaps best remembered for her one-time appearance on the front of Playboy magazine in at just 21 years old.
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Former Summerfest executive, Elizabeth "Bo" Black, passed away today. Here is OnMilwaukee's last interview with her. Elizabeth "Bo" Black passed away Friday in her home in Scottsdale, Arizona after years of declining health.
By Maxine Shen For Dailymail. Former Playboy cover girl Elizabeth 'Bo' Black - who had refused to appear nude in the magazine while a college coed - passed away at age Black died on Friday morning at her home in Scottsdale, Arizona, following a long decline in her health, according to her husband, former MLB manager Tom Trebelhorn. One-time Playboy cover star Bo Black in an undated photo passed away at age 74 on Friday, following a long decline in her health, her family said. Black was known for being the executive director of the Summerfest music festival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for nearly 20 years. Black became a Playboy cover model in , after attracting a magazine scout's eye while she was just 21 years old and a cheerleader at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.